Fair Trade Fridays

Fair Trade Friday was created to promote awareness about Fair Trade at Acadia. Each Month from October to April on a designated Friday we will feature special themed promotions and activities with our campus and community partners. Check the schedule below for upcoming events.

Schedule of Events: 2021/2022

October 29: Fair Trade Campus Week: Help us celebrate Fair Trade Campus Week at Acadia. Acadia Dining Services will feature Fair Trade hot chocolate in Wheelock Dining Hall. 

November: UN SDG Month: It's United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Month at Acadia. Look for special features in the dining hall and at various locations on Fridays throughout the month. Learn more about the connection between Fair Trade and sustainable development from Fair Trade Canada.

December 10: Fair Trade Fuel: Final exams are this month and students will need a bit of extra energy for studying, or should we say a "bite" of energy. The special on December 10th is energy bites made with Fair Trade Chocolate.

January 28: Tea for Two! January’s Fair Trade Friday will highlight the world’s second favorite beverage, tea! Join Victoria Pike, ADS’s Registered Dietitian, for tea in the dining hall to learn about the benefits of drinking tea, and the impact of Fair Trade.  

February 11: Acadia Loves Fair Trade: February's feature is in celebration of Valentine's Day this month. Details TBD.

March 4: Wild about Fair Trade! World Wildlife Day is March 3rd and this month's Fair Trade Friday event will feature animal cookies for sale in retail.

April 22: Fair Trade for Earthlings: It's Earth Day! Details: TBD